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Prehistoric Cultures

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Australopithecines

includes both

Australopithecus and Paranthropus (aka A. robustus)


  In the News

 Australopithecus afarensis

Australopithecus afarensis female – Lucy – 3.4 million years B.P. discovered in Hadar in Ethiopia – made on the basis of the cast of the skull AL 417
© 2010 Photo S. Entressangle
Past Horizons

Wikipedia
Australopithecines
Australopithecus
Australopithecus robustus (Paranthropus)

(chart)

General Information | Ardipithecus | Australopithecus | Paranthropus | Kenyanthropus


In the News . . .

Orrorin / Ardipithecus / Australopithecus / Kenyanthropus

Subfamily
Genus
Species
Example
Alternative Name
 
"Ardi"
 

Australo-
pithecines

anamensis

   

afarensis

"Lucy"

 

africanus

 Taung

 

 garhi

   

 aethiopicus

 "Black Skull"

Paranthropus

(aka A. robustus)

 boisei

 "Zinj"

 robustus

 Swartkrans

 
platyops
"Flat-faced Kenya Man"  
 
Orrorin
tugenensis
"Millenium Man"
 

Adapted from Intoduction to Physical Anthropology, 8th ed, Jurmain, Nelson, Kilgore, and Trevathand
(Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2000, pp. 285 - 290).



General Information

 

 




Ardipithecus
Ardipithecus -- Wikipedia

 






Australopithecus
Australopithecus -- Wikipedia

Australopithecus anamensis

Australopithecus anamensis

Afar region (map of Ethiopia)

Reconstruction of

Australopithecus afarensis
National Geographic photo gallery --
"Selem"







 




Paranthropus
(aka Australopithecus robustus)
Australopithecus robustus (Paranthropus) -- Wikipedia

Australopithecus robustus, also known as Paranthropus robustus, in southern Africa 1 million years ago.
Australopithecus robustus in southern Africa 1 million years ago.

Australopithecus robustus

Australopithecus robustus SK 48


One of the the teeth of four individuals of Paranthropus robustus
(also known as Australopithecus robustus)
from the Swartkrans Cave in South Africa.
(Science)

 

 

Zinjanthropus
Peter V. Bianchi
a
National Geographic


Australopithecus boisei

 

Images

Australopithecus boisei -- 3/4 view

Australopithecus boisei -- CSUS

Animation

Paranthropus boisei -- American Museum of Natural History




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